This version of "Rise" is shorter than on the CD album version.
"Hypnotika" is a remix of "Exotika".
Chris Carter and Cosey Fanni Tutti formed CHRIS & COSEY out of the ashes of their seminal 70s' Industrial band Throbbing Gristle. Throbbing Gristle (and Carter/Tutti) founded the Industrial music genre and were one of the first bands to successfully fuse electronic and acoustic instrumentation. Their musical legacy is still very much in evidence today.
When Throbbing Gristle was terminated in 1981 Chris Carter and Cosey Fanni Tutti signed to Rough Trade Records and began recording and performing as CHRIS & COSEY. From the very start they indulgently utilised electronics, sampling, rhythms and Cosey's distinctive vocals, cornet and guitar style. In 1982 (and in collaboration with Rough Trade) they formed their own offshoot record label Conspiracy International (aka: CTI) for their more experimental recordings and collaborative projects. CTI continues to run alongside CARTER and TUTTI's more accessible work.
Regularly cited as one of the original forerunners of the Techno and Electronica genres CHRIS & COSEY's name is often cited by bands and DJs as hugely influential. During the 1980s' and 1990s' CHRIS & COSEY went on to record some of the most inventive Electronica albums, including the much sampled and remixed TRANCE album (1982), the Techno Pop classic OCTOBER-Love Song (1983) and the West Coast and Goa dance floor hit EXOTIKA (1987).
During this time they enjoyed great success with record labels such as ROUGH TRADE (UK), PLAY IT AGAIN SAM (Belgium), NETTWERK (Canada) and WAX TRAX (USA). In 1992 after many gruelling tours and for both ....... więcej